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Ulster Farmers’ Union wants to hear your stories and memories

The Ulster Farmers’ Union is calling on farmers and their families members, young and old, to share their stories and memories about the UFU and farming over the past 100 years as it gears up to mark its centenary year in 2018.

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Ubblahkan are set to perform at Sunflowerfest.

Acclaimed Newtownabbey act confirmed for Sunflower Fest

An internationally acclaimed DJ and production duo from Newtownabbey whose music has taken them to gigs around the globe from London and New York to Ibiza and Dubai have been announced as part of the full line-up for Sunflowerfest.

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Bizet’s thrilling opera ‘Carmen’ coming to Millennium Forum

Bizet’s thrilling opera ‘Carmen’ coming to Millennium Forum

Passion, manipulation and jealousy come to the Millennium Forum when Foyle Opera, in association with North West Opera, present Bizet’s Carmen on August 4 and 5.

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Lolabelle from Dogs Trust Ballymena has been at the Rehoming Centre for more than a year and remains overlooked by potential dog owners.

New campaign to find forever homes for dogs

Dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust, has launched a new rehoming campaign to raise awareness of the plight of the thousands of unwanted dogs here and across the UK.

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Chance for a local school to win �750 and �1,000 for the winning pupil

Film contest open to local schools

Local schoolchildren have the chance to win £1,000 by designing a short film over the summer on the subject of reducing child abuse and neglect.

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TV personality, Clare McCollum and U105 Presenter, Frank Mitchell, join SuperValu Customer Manager, Geoff Johnston (centre), to remind people that time is running out to nominate your SuperValu SuperStars. People across Northern Ireland are being called on to nominate their local heroes, as part of a major new campaign to uncover our most inspirational individuals. Finalists will attend a prestigious ceremony in Parliament Buildings on November 22nd, hosted by radio and TV personalities Frank Mitchell and Claire McCollum and will each receive SuperValu vouchers. The overall SuperValu SuperStar will walk away with a five-star family holiday.. Entries close on 19th August 2017. 
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The search is on to find County Antrim Superstars

The people of County Antrim have been nominating who their local SuperStars are and as the deadline of August 19 is fast approaching, SuperValu is reminding residents in East Antrim to get their nominations in.

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CLOTWORTHY LODGE PICTURED ON THE TWELFTH DAY  WITH AYR PROTESTANT BOYS CELEBRATING THEIR 10TH ANNIVERSARY

Antrim bands and lodges at Cloughfern demonstration

Cloughfern in Newtownabbey was the venue for this year’s East Antrim Combine Twelfth demonstration

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Andrea who ran the Edinburgh half marathon in memory of Christopher McKee, who died of meningitis in 2011. His mother Anna is pictured, right

Ballymena woman inspiration for friend’s marathon fund raiser

Everyone has heard of Couch to 5K which aims to enable those more familiar with the comfort of their sofa than exercising, to start leading a healthier lifestyle through moderate exercise.

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Children's charity urges parents not to leave children home alone in summer months

The NSPCC is urging parents in Northern Ireland to think carefully before leaving their children home alone during the summer holidays after its Helpline referred dozens of cases to the PSNI and children’s services after receiving calls and emails from members of the public worried about unsupervised youngsters.
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Ceili participants and organisers at the ARCHEST Festival,

Randalstown hosts another successful ARCHES Festival

Randalstown is reeling from the huge success of its latest annual Arches Community Festival.

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Pictured are Fred Duncan, Chairman of Antrim Agricultural Society, Jason Webster, Randox Health Sales Manage; and James Clements, President of Antrim Agricultural Society.

‘Take a stroll through country life’ as Shane’s Castle showtime looms

Randox Antrim Show takes splace on Saturday (July 22), at Shane’s Castle Estate.

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The Food Awards Northern Ireland 2017

IN FULL: Winners of The Food Awards Northern Ireland 2017

The winners of the 2017 Food Awards Northern Ireland have been revealed.
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SLIDESHOW: Book a first class ticket to Air Waves Portrush 2017

You’ll be assured of a first class experience at Air Waves Portrush with a range of hospitality packages on sale now.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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The Blue Stack Mountain Boys will be among the performers at this years Cairncastle Ulster Scots Festival.

Cairncastle Ulster Scots Festival ready to hit a musical high note

International bands playing a mixture of Irish, Scottish, Country and Bluegrass music will be among the noteworthy line-up of performance talent at the 2017 Cairncastle Ulster Scots Bluegrass & Folk cross community Festival.

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Goalball Roadshow at Antrim Forum on Saturday

Goalball Roadshow at Antrim Forum on Saturday

The Goalball Roadshow comes to Antrim Forum on Saturday offering a free active opportunity for people with sight loss.

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Bird ringing sessions at Ecos

Ecos Nature Park, Ballymena, is the only public Constant Effort Site (CES) in Northern Ireland and in 2017 morning bird ringing sessions are being run from 8am to 12.30pm throughout the summer.

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Ahoghill ‘In Bloom’ extends street collection thanks

The Ahoghill in Bloom team recently held a street collection in the village in support of this year’s ‘in bloom’ programme. The magnificent amount of £2,650 was raised and the proceeds will go towards the cost of flowers for this year’s planting season.

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Pictured are Fred Duncan, Chairman of Antrim Agricultural Society, Jason Webster, Randox Health Sales Manage; and James Clements, President of Antrim Agricultural Society.

Randox Antrim Show offers a stroll through country life

Randox Antrim Show is set to take place this year on Saturday, July 22, in the beautiful setting of the Shane’s Castle Estate, Antrim.

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Moyasset WM Thomas Laverty and DWM Joe Kerohan present funds to Maud Simpson of Macmillan Cancer Care.

Moyasset brethren aid Macmillan funds

The Brethren of Moyasset True Blue LOL 531, in the Ahoghill District, have celebrated the lives of the late Jack Kernohan and Eileen Wylie.

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